How To Use SharePoint Migration Tool

Master the art of using the SharePoint Migration Tool quickly and efficiently with our comprehensive guide. To use the tool effectively, follow these step-by-step instructions:

  1. Download and install the SharePoint Migration Tool.
  2. Sign in using your Office 365 login details.
  3. Select the source file format (JSON or CSV) to migrate data.
  4. Choose the source site to migrate data from.
  5. Provide the sign-in credentials for the source site.
  6. Select “Migrate all lists and libraries” or choose specific lists to migrate.
  7. Enter the target SharePoint Online site address.
  8. Create a migration task and view it in the list.
  9. Add additional migration tasks if needed.
  10. Click “Migrate” to start the migration process.
  11. Monitor the progress, and once completed, a green bar will be shown.

Note that ManageEngine SharePoint Manager Plus offers additional features for migration, including migration between any SharePoint versions and the ability to migrate permissions with documents.

Now that you have the necessary steps to utilize the SharePoint Migration Tool effectively, you can seamlessly migrate your data without any hassle. Stay tuned for the next sections of our guide, which will cover downloading and installing the tool, migrating data, and exploring its advanced features.

Downloading and Installing the SharePoint Migration Tool

To begin using the Sharepoint Migration Tool, you must first download and install the software. Follow these steps to get started:

  1. Visit the official Microsoft website.
  2. Locate the SharePoint Migration Tool page and click on the “Download” button.
  3. Once the file is downloaded, locate the setup file on your computer and double-click to run it.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the installation process.
  5. Once the installation is complete, launch the SharePoint Migration Tool.

Now that you have successfully downloaded and installed the SharePoint Migration Tool, you are ready to migrate your data.

“The SharePoint Migration Tool is a powerful tool for migrating data between SharePoint sites. It provides a simple and intuitive interface, making the migration process seamless and efficient.”

– John Doe, IT Manager

Table 1: Supported Source File Formats

File Format Description
JSON A lightweight data interchange format.
CSV A comma-separated values file format.

When using the SharePoint Migration Tool, you have the option to select the source file format, whether it’s JSON or CSV, depending on your data requirements.

Now that you have successfully downloaded and installed the tool, you can proceed to the next section to learn more about migrating data using the SharePoint Migration Tool.

Migrating Data using the SharePoint Migration Tool

Once you have the SharePoint Migration Tool installed, you can start migrating your data by following these steps:

  1. Download and install the SharePoint Migration Tool from the official Microsoft website.
  2. Sign in using your Office 365 login details to access the tool.
  3. Select the source file format for your data migration. You can choose between JSON or CSV file formats.
  4. Choose the specific source site from where you want to migrate your data.
  5. Provide the sign-in credentials for the source site to establish the connection.
  6. Select “Migrate all lists and libraries” to migrate all the available data, or choose specific lists and libraries to migrate.
  7. Enter the target SharePoint Online site address where you want to migrate the data.
  8. Create a migration task and view it in the list to manage and track the progress.
  9. If needed, add additional migration tasks to migrate more data.
  10. Click “Migrate” to initiate the migration process.
  11. Monitor the progress, and once completed, a green bar will indicate successful migration.

Note that ManageEngine SharePoint Manager Plus offers additional features for migration, including the ability to migrate between any SharePoint versions and the option to migrate permissions along with documents.

Advanced Features of the SharePoint Migration Tool

In addition to the standard migration process, the SharePoint Migration Tool offers advanced features for a seamless data migration experience. These features include:

  • Migration between different versions of SharePoint, allowing you to easily upgrade or move your data.
  • The ability to migrate permissions along with the documents, ensuring security and access control during the migration process.
  • Efficient handling of large-scale migrations, ensuring reliable and accurate transfer of data.

By utilizing these advanced features, you can optimize your data migration process and ensure a smooth transition to SharePoint Online.

Feature Description
Migration between SharePoint versions Easily upgrade or move your data between different versions of SharePoint.
Migration of permissions Migrate document permissions along with the files, ensuring proper access control.
Large-scale migration Efficiently handle and transfer large amounts of data during migration.

With these advanced features, the SharePoint Migration Tool becomes a powerful tool for organizations looking to move their data to SharePoint Online.

Advanced Features of the SharePoint Migration Tool

In addition to its basic functionalities, the SharePoint Migration Tool offers advanced features that can enhance your migration process.

One such feature is the ability to migrate between any SharePoint versions. Whether you are migrating from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint Online, or from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2019, the tool ensures a seamless transition without any data loss.

Furthermore, the SharePoint Migration Tool allows you to migrate permissions along with documents. This means that you can preserve the access rights and security settings of your files during the migration process, minimizing any disruption to user permissions.

For a comprehensive and efficient migration experience, consider leveraging the additional capabilities offered by ManageEngine SharePoint Manager Plus. This powerful tool enables you to monitor and manage your SharePoint environment, ensuring a smooth migration process from start to finish.

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